BMW Z3 M Coupe vs Chevrolet Corvette C5

Picture of Chevrolet Corvette C5 (344 PS)
Picture of BMW Z3 M Coupe
Category Corvette C5BMW Z3 M Coupe
Engine layout 5.7 l V83.2 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 344 / 339321 / 317
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 483 / 356340 / 251
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1500 / 33071446 / 3188
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 229 / 226222 / 219

Acceleration

Speed & distance Corvette C5BMW Z3 M Coupe
0 - 80 kph 3.9 s3.7 s
0 - 100 kph 5.3 s4.9 s
0 - 120 kph 6.9 s6.5 s
0 - 130 kph 8.7 s7.5 s
0 - 140 kph 9.3 s8.3 s
0 - 160 kph 11.5 s10.4 s
0 - 180 kph 15.0 s13.2 s
0 - 200 kph 18.5 s16.6 s
1000 m 24.1 s23.6 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.1 s3.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 14.0 s13.3 s
0 - 60 mph 4.8 s4.8 s
0 - 100 mph 11.1 s11.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.7 s @ 88.9 mph9.5 s @ 90.1 mph
1/4 mile 13.2 s @ 109.3 mph13.2 s @ 108.1 mph

General performance

Category Corvette C5BMW Z3 M Coupe
Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.58 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 60.5 kph (37.6 mph)64.3 kph (40.0 mph)
36m slalom 114.0 kph (70.8 mph)129.6 kph (80.5 mph)
Fuel economy 10.1 l/100 km (23 mpg US / 28 UK)7.8 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)
100 kph - 0 37 m (120 ft)36 m (119 ft)

Summary

Category Corvette C5BMW Z3 M Coupe
Track Performance 478500
Straight line speed 22002666
Total 26783166

Verdict

Z3 M Coupe is the fastest by a small margin.

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